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Blood makes the grass grow green : a year in the desert with team America, Johnny Rico

Label
Blood makes the grass grow green : a year in the desert with team America
Title
Blood makes the grass grow green
Title remainder
a year in the desert with team America
Statement of responsibility
Johnny Rico
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A memoir of the war in Afghanistan describes how a highly educated misfit joined the army, more out of a need to discover his real purpose in life than out of feeling of patriotism, detailing his experiences on the battlefield hunting down the Taliban
Summary
A memoir of the war in Afghanistan describes how a highly educated misfit joined the army, more out of a need to discover his real purpose in life than out of feeling of patriotism, detailing his experiences on the battlefield hunting down the Taliban
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
169815
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rico, Johnny
Dewey number
  • 958.104/7
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS371.413
LC item number
.R53 2007
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rico, Johnny
  • Rico, Johnny
  • Afghan War (2001- )
  • Rico, Johnny
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Soldat
  • Afghanistankrieg
  • USA
  • Afghan War, 2001-
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a year in the desert with team America
Label
Blood makes the grass grow green : a year in the desert with team America, Johnny Rico
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Night patrol: dancing with cornflakes in Afghanistan -- The end of the world -- Johnny Rico needs ten dollars -- Angry Arabs -- The first thought -- The aqua Swedish blender incident -- September 11, 2001 -- Satan and his league of army recruiters -- Eating Doritos in the Middle East -- When Johnny comes marching home again -- Welcome to Fort Benning: a covenant controlled community -- Downrange to basic training -- Airborne airborne all the way: airborne airborne every day -- Aloha Hawaii -- In cold blood and calm pulse -- The final weekend -- The first twenty-four hours at Firebase Cougar -- The folly of well-meaning people from places with names like Ohio -- Fatty boy Ryan and the Sodomizing Taliban -- Water bottle torture techniques -- The Russian base -- The wastelands of Afghanistan -- Conversations with a nonexistent radio -- A perpetual never-ending tour of duty -- The Virgin Mary trading card -- Why I needed to die -- Suffering makes things interesting -- The fury of the first sergeant -- The protection of a haystack -- The attack of the Taliban lightning bugs -- Taliban greeting cards -- An Afghanistan Christmas -- A Sunday morning kitten mutilation -- I arrive at Cougar base and learn the purpose of sandbags -- Things sometimes get messy -- Operation Hamster Saliva -- How watching The Joy Luck Club almost got me killed -- Firebase fever -- Packing green socks for America -- One final mission -- Proud
Control code
ocm70054398
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 318 pages
Isbn
9780891418979
Lccn
2006048452
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)70054398
Label
Blood makes the grass grow green : a year in the desert with team America, Johnny Rico
Link
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Night patrol: dancing with cornflakes in Afghanistan -- The end of the world -- Johnny Rico needs ten dollars -- Angry Arabs -- The first thought -- The aqua Swedish blender incident -- September 11, 2001 -- Satan and his league of army recruiters -- Eating Doritos in the Middle East -- When Johnny comes marching home again -- Welcome to Fort Benning: a covenant controlled community -- Downrange to basic training -- Airborne airborne all the way: airborne airborne every day -- Aloha Hawaii -- In cold blood and calm pulse -- The final weekend -- The first twenty-four hours at Firebase Cougar -- The folly of well-meaning people from places with names like Ohio -- Fatty boy Ryan and the Sodomizing Taliban -- Water bottle torture techniques -- The Russian base -- The wastelands of Afghanistan -- Conversations with a nonexistent radio -- A perpetual never-ending tour of duty -- The Virgin Mary trading card -- Why I needed to die -- Suffering makes things interesting -- The fury of the first sergeant -- The protection of a haystack -- The attack of the Taliban lightning bugs -- Taliban greeting cards -- An Afghanistan Christmas -- A Sunday morning kitten mutilation -- I arrive at Cougar base and learn the purpose of sandbags -- Things sometimes get messy -- Operation Hamster Saliva -- How watching The Joy Luck Club almost got me killed -- Firebase fever -- Packing green socks for America -- One final mission -- Proud
Control code
ocm70054398
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 318 pages
Isbn
9780891418979
Lccn
2006048452
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)70054398

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